October 31, 2014
The Nobel Prize nominated poet Huang Xiang is interviewed on Art and Inspiration with William Rock. Huang Xiang spent twelve years in Chinese prisons and was tortured for writing poetry and for his advocacy of freedom of expression and Democracy in communist China. In this interview, Huang Xiang explores the source of his creativity, his philosophy of life and the nature of self. He articulates how he has remained a vital creative force under the most adverse of conditions. This interview features a philosophical, spiritual voice of the great poet not before heard in English. The translator is Lisu.